Why are there strong and successful campaigns to ban fur clothing and not other animal products like leather?

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Why are there strong and successful campaigns to ban fur clothing and not other animal products like leather?

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A lot of fur items like mink or sable are killed for their fur and the rest discarded. Cows and lambs are killed for their meat and the skin is also used to make leather. One case is wasteful and pointless, the other is resourceful. Also leather is really useful, fur is seen as elitist.

You get fur for cloths primary from small animals that is bread in small cages in fur farms or trapped wild animals that we often have hunted close to extinction. The animal you have in small cages are solitary and you cant have a lot of them in large pens.

Leather is primary from cows that can live a lot better lives.

There is one types of fur that is general accepted and that from Sheep. It is in general not called fur but wool but there is no fundamental difference and you can find a lot of clothes that have leather from sheep with the hair attached to it.

I suspect that in general if it is a animal is acceptance to be eaten in the culture no one care that you create other produce from it compare to animals what you farm for fur and do not eat.

Mostly due to the conditions in fur farms – the animals are crammed in cages, whereas leather tends to come from animals which are treated at least a little more humanely.

Part of it is that fur is a niche, luxury market. A lot of people don’t have money to buy many furs so it doesn’t affect them to be against it. In the same way, there has been success in banning pâté de fois gras in the US. It’s a luxury dish that only a small percent of people eat, so it’s an easy target.